Another N00b question about 8.1 activation.

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  1. mattia9305

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    #1 mattia9305, Sep 10, 2014
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    Hi everyone.
    Just apologize in advance for the questions I'll ask, 'cause probably done hundreds times.

    1. I've got Windows8 original key fro my Uni. But I want to install Windows 8.1 from fresh. Is it gonna be valid?

    2. let's say I find a key for the installation process. I don't wanna use any tools to activate, but like I was doing with 7 & co, i want to use KMS. Is that still valid:
    Code:
    slmgr.vbs -ipk xxxx-mykey
    slmgr /skms kmsserver
    slmgr.vbs -ato
    
    3. If yes, what kms server available for 8.1?

    Thanks a lot.
     
  2. Windows user

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    #3 Windows user, Sep 10, 2014
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    Windows 8 keys were different than Windows 8.1 activation keys as I remember....your only choice is to install Windows 8 with the key you got & upgrade to Windows 8.1 from the store (This process will work only on retail keys)

    Since you want to install a fresh Windows 8.1, your only choice for activation is KMS
     
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